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US Refuses Visa to Iranian Diplomat Over Security Risk

The US has refused a visa to the new Iranian envoy to the UN in New York, due to links to the group that took over the US embassy in Tehran in 1979.

World | April 12, 2014, Saturday // 11:19 | Viewed: 779

Crimea Adopts New Constitution

Crimean Parliament adopted the new constitution of the republic at an extraordinary session in the Crimean capital city, Friday.

World | April 12, 2014, Saturday // 10:31 | Viewed: 840

Obama Tells Merkel to be Prepared for Further Sanctions

US President Barack Obama has urged the European Union to be prepared for new sanctions against Russia.

World | April 11, 2014, Friday // 13:38 | Viewed: 1085

Germany's Inflation Hits Record Low Rates in March

EU harmonized inflation in Germany has dropped to its lowest level in more than three years in March, 2014, final data from the Federal Statistical Office Destatis showed Friday.

World | April 11, 2014, Friday // 12:42 | Viewed: 594

Pro-Russian Groups Remain Resolute as Kiev Deadline Approaches

Pro-Russian fractions continue to occupy government buildings in the eastern Ukrainian cities Luhansk and Donetsk.

World | April 11, 2014, Friday // 12:01 | Viewed: 840

US Slams Russia for Gas Threats

The United States has condemned Russia's threat to cut off gas supplies to Ukraine.

World | April 11, 2014, Friday // 09:58 | Viewed: 639

President Putin Threatens to Cut Ukraine Gas Supplies

Russian President Vladimir Putin has threatened to cut off gas supplies to Ukraine, if the country doesn't pay its debts.

World | April 11, 2014, Friday // 09:26 | Viewed: 746

NGO with Erdogan's Son as Board Member Received USD 100 M

A charity NGO of which Turkish Prime Minister Recep Erdogan's son Bilal is a board member received USD 100 M of foreign donations between 2008 and 2012.

World | April 10, 2014, Thursday // 17:19 | Viewed: 894

Ukraine Will Not Prosecute Activists in Luhansk, Donetsk

Ukrainian interim President Oleksandr Turchynov has said Kiev will grant amnesty to to pro-Russian activist in two eastern cities if they choose to hand over their weapons.

World | April 10, 2014, Thursday // 14:24 | Viewed: 728

Greek, Turkish Cypriot Communities in Rare Joint Project

A new sewage plant was opened in Cypriot capital Nicosia by the mayors of northern and southern part of the city as a joint initiative of the city's Greek and Turkish population.

World | April 9, 2014, Wednesday // 16:17 | Viewed: 721

Russia Cut Off VOA Broadcasts

Russia refused to renew the contract for the air broadcasts of the radio Voice Of America (VOA) on its territory, reports Interfax.

World | April 9, 2014, Wednesday // 15:34 | Viewed: 854

Intelligence Services Thwarted Terror Attacks during Sochi Olympics

Russian and international intelligence services thwarted planned terror attacks during the Sochi Olympics, according to the Director of the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB).

World | April 9, 2014, Wednesday // 15:20 | Viewed: 1046

Serbia's Deputy PM Opposes Gazprom Pocketing Entire Profit of NIS

The authorities in Belgrade have opposed the practice of Russian Gazprom, owner of a 56% stake in Naftna Industrija Srbije (NIS), pocketing the entire profit of the company.

World | April 9, 2014, Wednesday // 14:56 | Viewed: 960

Britain Further Tightens Rules For Immigrants

Britain is further stepping up restrictions on foreign job seekers' access to welfare payments in an attempt to cut immigration, reports Reuters.

World | April 9, 2014, Wednesday // 11:42 | Viewed: 950

NATO Warns Russia Against Further Intervention In Ukraine

NATO has warned Russia that further intervention in Ukraine would be a "historic mistake" with grave consequences, reports BBC.

World | April 9, 2014, Wednesday // 09:50 | Viewed: 867

Spanish Parliament Rejects Referendum on Catalan Independence

The Spanish Parliament has rejected a request by the Catalan authorities to hold a referendum on independence on 9 November.

World | April 9, 2014, Wednesday // 09:30 | Viewed: 608

Marine Guard Shot Dead by Colleague at North Carolina Base

One Marine was shot to death by a colleague at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina on Tuesday afternoon.

World | April 9, 2014, Wednesday // 09:03 | Viewed: 404

Irish President Begins Historic UK State Visit

Irish President Michael D Higgins has arrived to the UK on the first official state visit by an Irish head of state, Tuesday.

World | April 8, 2014, Tuesday // 17:29 | Viewed: 749

EU Launches WTO Action Against Russia Over Pork Ban

The European Union launched a case on Tuesday in the World Trade Organisation (WTO) against a Russian ban on imports of pigs and pork from the EU.

World | April 8, 2014, Tuesday // 16:47 | Viewed: 807

Turkish Opposition Leader Assaulted in Parliament

Kemal Kilicdaroglu, the leader of Turkey's main opposition party CHP, was assaulted in Parliament on Tuesday.

World | April 8, 2014, Tuesday // 15:45 | Viewed: 851

Eight Police Officers Detained in Turkey over Government Leaks

Turkish authorities detained Tuesday at least 8 police officers, among them intelligence officials and deputy police chiefs.

World | April 8, 2014, Tuesday // 14:33 | Viewed: 675
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